Once the capital of the powerful zamorins and a prominent trade and commerce centre, Kozhikode (Calicut) was the most important region of Malabar in the days gone by. Today, lush green countrysides, serene beaches, historic sites, wildlife sanctuaries, rivers, hills, a unique culture and a warm, friendly ambience make Kozhikode (Calicut) a popular destination.
Travel Attraction at Kozhikode :
Art Gallery, Krishnamenon Museum : Close to Pazhassirajah Museum. The arts work of Ravivarma and Rajah Rajavarma are kept here. The private property of Late former Union Defence Minister V.K.Krishnamenon also exhibited here.
Kallai : 2 Km from Kozhikode, the World's second timber trading centre.
Kappad : The old Port where Vasco da Gamma landed on 17th May 1548 with 170 men in three Vessels (16 Km from Kozhikode).
Pazhassirajah Museum : 5 Km from Kozhikode, the museum situated on the east hill. It is under the Archeological department of the State.
Travel Information Kozhikode :
Air : nearest airport Karipur(23 km from Kozhikode (Calicut) town) with daily flights to Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and the middle east. The Chennai flight also touches Coimbatore and Madurai.
Rail : links to all the major cities and tourist centres in india.
Road : well connected to all the major cities and tourist centres in india.